The other night, I read Lil’ H a title we picked up from the library this past weekend: Dora Saves Mermaid Kingdom. ***Warning: Spoilers Ahead!*** Well, as much as there can be surprises and spoilers in a Dora book… :-D In this particular work, our intrepid bilingual heroine assists mermaids
If my guess is good, expect to see a bit more about Peak Oil in the news media–especially in reporting that ultimately comes from European sources. Whether they believe in the Peak Oil concept or not, in the aftermath of their Georgian adventure it is in Russia’s best interest to
Check out this post: watch the clip, read the text. Just a reminder, CNBC has a lot of money and industry knowledge. They don’t invite flakes to speak unless they plan on ridiculing them afterward. There recently been a call for a new “Marshall Plan” to rebuild a less oil-dependent
M and I are getting more and more frustrated with our temporary living situation which has existed for…well…since we were married (almost 9 years now)… And by that I mean the fact that we’re always on the move, without roots. That’s one of the factors that’s prompting this coming move.
Time for a quick refresher here… Apocalyptic is a kind of rhetoric that faith communities deploy at various times and places. Here are some of its basic characteristics: It sees current situations in the life of the community as small events set within the much larger context of a cosmic
While I’m on this roll, I’ll mention that I see the move to open-source computing as a digital ancillary to homesteading… I loaded the latest version of Xubuntu and OpenOffice on a spare hard drive and hope to transition more to these and related technologies as part of a holistic
The new blog Suburban Resistance points to this promising beginning of a new series on suburban homesteading–the idea of becoming more self-sufficient in some ways but (I’d suggest) ultimately makes us more aware of our interdependencies on nature and God for what sustains us. I’ve always been into this concept